| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:47 PM
SPARKS, Nev. – He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweatshirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and in his hand early Monday was a Ruger 9-millimeter...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick leapt off an abandoned cement plant in Lakeland, Fla., on Sept. 10, her death was ruled a suicide and instantly became a national tragedy. Tuesday, police announced the arrest of two classmates, ages 12 and 14, for...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
At more than 300 pounds each, offensive line mates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin of the Miami Dolphins aren't your typical bully and victim.
But it takes something out of the ordinary the spotlight of professional sports or a noisy lawsuit for...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves.
At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Issues surrounding bullying have taken a front seat in public discourse during the past few years, and the growing awareness has generally been regarded as a positive development.
But in recent months questions have been increasingly raised about the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Four Manchester High School students involved in a cyber-bullying incident that circulated an online list of female students and their alleged sexual activity have been properly suspended, pending possible expulsion.
As a high school teacher and often...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:06 PM
The mother of Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the 12-year-old Lakeland girl who killed herself last month after relentless bullying, has hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest for justice.
Tricia Norman has retained attorney David Henry, the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Last month's march against bullying by a group of San Clemente High School students near Main Beach was as much a visible reminder of this type of harassment and its severe consequences as it was a call to eradicate it from society.
And as recent...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:39 PM
A roughly five-month investigation into hazing allegations at Maine West High School has cost the district about $115,000, a district spokesman said Saturday.
In January, Maine Township High School District 207 hired the law firm of Hinshaw &...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Striking for the first time in 25 years, Chicago's teachers set up picket lines this morning after talks with public school officials ended over the weekend without resolution.
"Rahm says cut back, we say fight back," picketers dressed in red T-shirts...